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There Aren't Enough Young People in the Hobby!

Posted by William Chappell on

Really? Definitely the numbers are lower for persons under say, 40 years old and the most common reason given is that they're "too addicted to their electronics". You can't argue with the numbers. But there is an uptick in interest in hobbies, for all ages, no doubt in part due to the current Covid pandemic and  that we all have time to do them as we are forced to be creative about things we can do at home. And the best thing is that when the youth do take up the hobby, they do so in a big way! Please...

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Ottawa Scale Auto Contest 2020 - The "Virtual" Edition

Posted by William Chappell on

As you all know, since the Covid-19 Pandemic got serious in March, pretty much every model convention and contest in Ontario got cancelled. To keep things interesting, we created a Contest Board on the Hobby Centre's Pinterest Site. https://www.pinterest.ca/hobcen/ottawa-scale-auto-contest-2020-covid-special/ Please check out the entries HERE. Please check out our other boards and hundreds of photos while you're there. If you want to enter yourself, please email your photos to hobcen@rogers.com. Deadline for submissions is the end of October. No promises, but we may have a little balloting to determine winners and some prizes.

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